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“OK hostel in good location” 3 of 5 stars
Review of The Burren Hostel

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The Burren Hostel
Doolin Rd, Lisdoonvarna, Ireland   |  
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“OK hostel in good location”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2007

The staff are friendly enough, the room was ok, clean.

The bed was not that comfortable.

The breakfast in non-existent, basically. You don't expect much in the way of breakfast at a hostel, but something would be good, especially as they do advertise some sort of breakfast to us when we booked.

The internet is also very slow. the staff blamed the infrastructure in County Clare, but the place we tried just down the road had very fast internet.

Overall OK, but only OK, the location is good if you want to be close, but not to close the food and drink of an evening.

  • Stayed October 2007, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Additional Information about The Burren Hostel

Address: Doolin Rd, Lisdoonvarna, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > The Burren > Lisdoonvarna
Beach Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Specialty lodging in Lisdoonvarna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Part of Galway's award-winning Sleepzone Hostel group. Great base for The Cliffs of Moher, walking in The Burren, surfing at beaches in Fanore and Lahinch. Across the road from some of the region's best Food & Drink in The Wild Honey Inn; The Burren Smokehouse and The Roadside Tavern (great traditional music nightly in summer and weekends all year) - with its new Burren Brewery. ... more   less 
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The Burren Hostel Lisdoonvarna, Ireland

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